Electrical service had been restored by early Friday morning to more than 2,000 Weber County residents left withElectrical service had been restored by early Friday morning to more than 2,000 Weber County residents left without power and air conditioning as temperatures remained near record highs on Thursday night.
Rocky Mountain Power spokesman Dave Eskelsen said the outage, which came as temperatures remained in the low-90s as nightfall approached, affected customers in the Roy and Hooper areas.
Equipment failure at a local substation — specifically cables feeding power from the station to the area’s distribution lines — triggered the outage at 6:28 p.m. Thursday. Crews worked through much of the night to restore service by 3:55 a.m. Friday.
Rocky Mountain Power, the Weber County Sheriff’s Office and local police said they had not received reports of any heat-related medical complaints during the outage.